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Does intercourse promote egg laying ?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Raventor, Jan 4, 2015.

  1. Raventor

    Raventor Out Of The Brooder

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    My Drake was having his wicked way with his lady friend today, just wondered if this might stimulate her to produce eggs.
    She's been having a little break from laying, I guess due to the colder weather, she was laying every day, sometimes twice a day, until mid November.
    Does anyone have any thought on this ?

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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Usually once mating begins egg laying isn't far behind.

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  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    And then there's the other side of the spectrum - too much mating activity can slow or stop laying…. sigh.
     

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